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Arlington County Police officers wearing riot helmets take position on the Virginia side of Key Bridge as Occupy DC protesters make their way from Georgetown to Northern Virginia after marching down K Street from McPherson Square, Arlington, VA, Thursday, November 17, 2011. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Occupy DC protesters arrive at Key Bridge which connects Georgetown to Northern Virginia after marching down K Street from McPherson Square, Washington, DC, Thursday, November 17, 2011. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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A motorist gives a thumbs up to the Occupy DC protesters as they march from McPherson Square down K Street to the Key Bridge which connects Georgetown to Northern Virginia, Washington, DC, Thursday, November 17, 2011. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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A young child looks around as Occupy DC protesters march from McPherson Square down K Street to the Key Bridge which connects Georgetown to Northern Virginia, Washington, DC, Thursday, November 17, 2011. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Occupy DC protesters march from McPherson Square down K Street to the Key Bridge which connects Georgetown to Northern Virginia, Washington, DC, Thursday, November 17, 2011. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Occupy D.C. protesters prepare to march Nov. 17, 2011, from McPherson Square to the Key Bridge in Washington's Georgetown neighborhood. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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William G. Estrella, living in McPherson Square on K Street beats a drum as protesters, upset by multiple hit-and-run incidents last Friday during a protest of the American for Prosperity Conference outside the Washington Convention Center, converge on the front steps of the Metropolitan Police Headquarters at 300 Indiana Avenue, Monday, November 7, 2011. (Andrew Harnik / The Washington Times)

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William G. Estrella, living in McPherson Square on K Street beats a drum as protesters, upset by multiple hit-and-run incidents last Friday during a protest of the American for Prosperity Conference outside the Washington Convention Center, converge on the front steps of the Metropolitan Police Headquarters at 300 Indiana Avenue, Monday, November 7, 2011. (Andrew Harnik / The Washington Times)

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An Occupy DC protester, who did not want to be identified, paints a sign Monday among the tents in McPherson Square. Signs of Halloween, too, were evident at the encampment, but theatrics were kept low key. (T.J. Kirkpatrick/The Washington Times)

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Leeya Mehta, of Washington, with her daughter Mae, 3, wears what she called a "timely costume" while walking along McPherson Square on Monday. But Occupy DC protesters, for the most part, kept focused on activism during the trick-or-treat day. (T.J. Kirkpatrick/The Washington Times)

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Protesters Eric Sponaugle, center, Colleen Clementine, second from right, and Banjo Youngblood, right, are woken and asked to move by police officers after spending the night near Mcpherson Square before joining hundreds of protesters upset about a variety of issues from the ongoing wars in Afghanistan and Iraq to corporate greed and jobs gather at Freedom Plaza before marching to the White House, Chamber of Commerce and along K Street in NW Washington, DC, October 6, 2011. (Andrew Harnik / The Washington Times)

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Eric Sponaugle of Olney packs up his blanket Wednesday morning after sleeping near McPherson Square as part of the "Occupy D.C." protest. The protesters' complaints - corporate greed, corruption and social injustice - are vaguely defined, but they attract a wide swath of disaffected supporters. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)